Huntsville Independent (AL)
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Description: Willie Crawford Dies From Poison
Date: August 27 1885
Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL
Source: Madison County, AL Library
Page/Column: Page 2, column 4
OVER THE STATE
Willie Crawford, the waiter boy at Nichol’s who swallowed a quantity of sulphuric acid in an attempt to take his own life, died from the effects of the poison early yesterday morning. The peculiar effect of the poison caused the rash boy to suffer great pain.—Montgomery Advertiser.
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